Study Tracks Commute Times: How Does Your City Compare?

A U.S. Census Bureau study tracks commute times nationwide. At 38.4 minutes, New Yorkers had the lengthiest average work commute followed by Chicago, Philadelphia, Riverside and D.C.
February 27, 2004, 8am PST | C. Scott Smith
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"The report is part of the American Community Survey, a sampling of selected households that the Census Bureau conducts every year. It asked respondents for the length of their daily trip to work. The average San Francisco commute was 29.2 minutes -- second-longest among cities over 250,000 in California behind Riverside, which averaged a 29. 8 minute trip."

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Published on Thursday, February 26, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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